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  • Quote: Originally Posted by kmac1036 TC is considered a NAS, but not very reliable, due to only being a single drive. Check out the D-Link DNS 323. It will do RAID 1 with 2 drives, only about $175, also Linux driven & has iTunes server as…
  • These 3MB/sec seem to be the maximum throughput of anything that's connected to the USB port of the Airport Extreme. There's plenty of posts / complaints about that in the Apple discussion groups. I easily reach 10MB/sec when within good range an…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by HiddenWolf What is the troughput of a drive attached to the AP via usb as opposed to something over ethernet? writespeed to the AirDisk is between 2.5 and 3 MByte/sec reading from the AirDisk is aroud 5.5 MByte/sec…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by sc_markt My wife is going to be getting a brand new IBM laptop for her job. As such, she wants to be able to connect wirelessly when she's home. I don't have an airport yet but am going to get one when I get a new …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Blascock Hey, I have a MBP and I use it for school, but I keep it on all night for downloading purposes. I'm wondering is that bad to treat a laptop like a desktop? Cause I've been thinkings its probably not a good idea…
  • a quicker way, or in case you don't have the dvd around... Reboot the computer while holding down apple-s. This will boot the computer in single-user mode. After startup, type at the prompt: 'fsck -fy' (without quotes). (fsck stands for FileSystemC…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by smashbrosfan My own 17" 1Ghz Powerbook G4 just bit the dust after 5 and a half good years of use. ... But after 5 years... timewarping? The 1Ghz 17inch PowerBook has been released on 01/07/2003 -> that's a good…
  • not sure anymore wether I customized so, but this is what I always use. apple-shift-leftarrow and apple-shift-rightarrow
  • Quote: Absolutely no indication there of what has been changed [/B] from the 'read me' shown while installing the update: Quote: This update to iPhoto contains a variety of new Greeting Card and Postcard themes for use with Apple print serv…
  • Quote: Originally posted by Zeeple I am having trouble playing swf files in any browser. Swf sounds specifically. I have reinstalled Firefox and reinstalled the flash player plugin and all to no avail. The sound works on my G5 in general. iTu…
  • I just had the same problem with my Aluminum PowerBook. Turned out to be a faulty heat-sensor near the trackpad. This heat-sensor would report unrealistic temperatures (ranging from -200 C to +200 C). Each sensor has a 'max value' above which the c…
  • Being still on the lookout for a solution that allows Video chatting between Mac and PC (AIM - iChat just doesn't cut it), I'd be curious to find out wether the built-in iSight of a MBP is recognized from within BootCamp or Parallels Workstation. If…
  • 1. In FTP program (Transmit), checking or unchecking the "use Passive" checkbox makes no difference. It could make a difference... All servers I work with accept both Passive & Active connections. But this depends from server to server... Jus…
  • Under NO circumstances, it is necessary to turn your own computer into a FTP server (= turning on FTP Access in SysPrefs -> Sharing) to be able to connect to a FTP server. That would be like having to run a webserver on your computer to be able t…
  • Quote: Originally posted by Agent Smith I moved the 'System Preferences' from 'Applications' to my 'Desktop' then I accidentaly sent it to Trash then emptied trash and now it is gone. Could you please help and advise how I can restore the 'Syste…
  • well::: seems to become a yes-no discussion / loop. I've got a 15" 1.67 Ghz PowerBook with 1,5Gb RAM VPC is SLOW: There's a several second wait on doing something as simple as opening a folder. In general, the UI is unresponsive: delays on moving …
  • Don't count on getting any serious work done... VPC works well enough to get something done occasionaly (in my case: check how my webpages work on Win)... It works, but it's VERY slow and external hardware is rarely supported. Buy any cheapo Win-lap…
  • Quote: Originally posted by nguyenhm16 Anybody know of a five button BlueTooth mouse that's ambidextrous? The MS and Logitech ones are both right-handed only. I'm totally enjoying this [ambidextrous] mouse: http://www.bluetake.com/Products/BT…
  • also: When comparing PC / mac laptops I'd seriously keep in mind the actual weight of the piece and the battery life. It might be cool to have the fastest I-don't-know-what laptop, but it gets pretty annoying if you get a backache from carrying it a…